Effects of acepromazine and trazodone on anesthetic induction dose of propofol and cardiovascular variables in dogs undergoing general anesthesia for orthopedic surgery.

@article{Murphy2017EffectsOA,
  title={Effects of acepromazine and trazodone on anesthetic induction dose of propofol and cardiovascular variables in dogs undergoing general anesthesia for orthopedic surgery.},
  author={Lindsey A Murphy and Michele Barletta and Lynelle F Graham and Lorna J Reichl and Margaret M Duxbury and Jane E. Quandt},
  journal={Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association},
  year={2017},
  volume={250 4},
  pages={
          408-416
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To compare the doses of propofol required to induce general anesthesia in dogs premedicated with acepromazine maleate or trazodone hydrochloride and compare the effects of these premedicants on cardiovascular variables in dogs anesthetized for orthopedic surgery. DESIGN Prospective, randomized study. ANIMALS 30 systemically healthy client-owned dogs. PROCEDURES 15 dogs received acepromazine (0.01 to 0.03 mg/kg [0.005 to 0.014 mg/lb], IM) 30 minutes before anesthetic induction and 15… CONTINUE READING
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